Melk is a Danube River cruise port in Austria, located next to the Wachau Valley. The town has a population of around 5,000. As destination, Melk is best known with the Melk Abbey (a Benedictine monastery).
Among Melk's landmarks and popular attractions are Forsthaus (tourist information centre), Wiener Tor (gate), Linzer Tor (gate), Rathausplatz, Town Hall, Lebzelterhaus (pharmacy), Kolomanbrunnen market, Sterngasse (main street), Haus am Stein ('the town's oldest building), Round Tower, Schiffsmeisterhaus, Old Post Office (convention centre), Gothic Pfarrkirche, Schallaburg (renaissance castle).
Melk Abbey is famous for having the St Coloman's tomb, as well as the remains of members of the Austria's first ruling dynasty - Babenberg. There is an "Austrian Melk Abbey collectors' 10 euro coin (minted in 2007).
Highlights: Baroque Abbey, Schallaburg castle, Durnstein
The Melk cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Melk, Austria.
If you lose the Melk location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Melk cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Melk, Austria. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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